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Moon-sighting panel to convene on Thursday evening

The moon-sighting panel will convene on Thursday evening at the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (SCIA) headquarters to receive news and testimonies about the birth of the new crescent of the month of Shawwal for the year 1444 Hijri, signaling the advent of Eid Al Fitr.

The SCIA urged the public who sights the new Shawwal crescent to contact the moon-sighting panel.

The council wished the Kingdom and its people further security, progress and prosperity, under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.

Source: Bahrain News Agency